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              Last update  February 12 2017

W O M E N — SOLO   O C E A N R O W E R S

Now at sea - 0 

No Ocean 1st Name Surname Country Boat Depart From To
1                

 

 

ROWS COMPLETED

 

 

Editors note. There have been 14 women to row an ocean SOLO successfully. 
 Roz Savage (UK) rowed 3 oceans, Maud Fontenoy (France) and Sarah Outen (UK) rowed 2 oceans and  Anne Quemere (France) rowed an ocean twice,
This makes for a total of 19 solo rows

 

Country

Rowers

Rows

Canada 1 1
France 6 8
Germany 1 1
UK 4 7
USA 2 2

 

No Ocean 1st Name Surname Country Boat Miles Depart Arrival Days From To
1 Atlantic E-W Tori Murden USA Sector No Limits 
American Pearl
2965 September 13 1999 December 03 1999 81d 
7hr 31min
Los Gigantes
Tenerife 
Canary Islands
Guadeloupe
(West Indies)
2 Atlantic E-W Diana Hoff UK Star Atlantic ll 3025 September 13 1999 January 05 2000 113 Los Gigantes
Tenerife 
Canary Islands
Barbados
(West Indies)
3 Atlantic E-W (TW2) Peggy Bouchet France SFR
(aka Sector No Limits)
2524 November 18 1999 January 05 2000 47d 20h San Pedro 
Light house
San Vicente
Cape Verde
Martinique
(West Indies)
4 Atlantic E-W Anne Quéméré France Le Connetable 3099 December 26 2002 February 21 2003 56 d 13hrs 09min St. Sebastian, 
La Gomera, Canaries
Guadeloupe
(West Indies)
5 Atlantic W-E Maud Fontenoy France Pilot 4038 June 13 2003 October 9 2003 117 d
14h 10m
St Pierre et Miquelon (off Newfoundland) La Coruna, Spain
6 Atlantic W-E Anne Quemere

France

Le Connetable

4065

June 3 2004

August 30 2004

87d 12h 15min

Chatham, Cape Cod, USA

Lizard Meridian (her stated goal)

7

Mid-Pacific E-W

Maud Fontenoy

France

OCÉOR  (formerly PILOT)

4217

January 12 2005

March 26 2005

72 days

Callao, Lima Peru

Hiva 'Oa, Marquises Islands

8 Atlantic E to W Roz Savage UK Sedna Solo 2934 Nov 30 2005 March 13 2006 103 5h 43min San Sebastian
La Gomera (Spain)

Antigua

9 Atlantic E to W
(TW2)
Sophie Macé France LE KOONAK  2820 Nov 19 2006 January 7 2007 48 days 22h 58min Saint Louis, Senegal

Saint Laurent,  French Guyana

10 Pacific E to W Roz Savage UK  Brocade 2387 May 25 2008 September 1 2008 99 days
8h 55min
San Francisco, USA Oahu, Hawaii
2681 May 24 2009 September 6 2009 104d 21h 30min Honolulu, Hawaii Tarawa, Gilbert Islands
1935 April 18 2010 June 3 2010 46 days Tarawa,  Kiribati Madang, Papua New Guinea
11 Indian E to W Sarah Outen UK Serendipity 3600 April 1 2009 August 3 2009 124d 14h 9min Fremantle, WA. Mauritius
12 Atlantic E-W
(TW2)
Katie Spotz USA  Liv 2820 January 3 2010 March 14 2010 70d 5h 22min Dakar, Senegal Georgetown, Guyana
13 Indian E-W Roz Savage UK Sedna 3600 April 30 2011 October 4 2011 157d 7h 30min Geraldton, WA Mauritius
14 Atlantic E-W Janice Jakait Germany Bifröst 3544 November 23 2011 February 21 2012 90d 05h Portimao, Portugal Barbados
15 Mid-Pacific W-E Sarah Outen UK Happy Socks 2400 April 27 2013
07:33GMT
September 23 2013
20:34GMT
149d 13h 01min Choshi, Japan Adak, Alaska,USA
16 Atlantic W-E Mylène Paquette Canada Hermel 2725 July 06 2013
09:35GMT
November 12 2013 128d 22h 34min Halifax, Canada Lizard Meridian
17 Atlantic E-W
(TW2)
Salomée  Castillo France Le Brigandin 2820 October 18 2014  December 23 2014 65 days .. Saint Louis,  Senegal French Guyanne
18 Atlantic E-W
(TW2)
Catherine  Barroy France Catherine Barroy 2820 October 18 2014  December 27 2014 68d 13h 40min Saint Louis,  Senegal French Guyanne
19 Atlantic E-W
 
Elaine Hopley UK , Scotland Jan 2934 December 14 2016 Feb 12 2017, 07:23GMT 59 d 19hrs 14 min
Fastest in female open-class
San Sebastian, La Gomera Antigua

 

Completed Solo Rows by Oceans & Routes

ATLANTIC OCEAN

Atlantic East to West
 
Atlantic East to West  From Europe
 
No Ocean 1st Name Surname Country Boat Miles Depart Arrival Days From To
1 Atlantic E-W Janice Jakait Germany Bifröst 3544 November 23 2011 February 21 2012 90d 05h Portimao, Portugal Barbados

Atlantic East to West Trade Winds I
 
No Ocean 1st Name Surname Country Boat Miles Depart Arrival Days From To
1 Atlantic E-W Tori Murden USA Sector No Limits 
American Pearl
3333 September 13 1999 December 03 1999 81d 
7hr
Los Gigantes
Tenerife 
Canary Islands
Guadeloupe
(West Indies)
2 Atlantic E-W Diana Hoff UK Star Atlantic ll 3025 September 13 1999 January 05 2000 113 Los Gigantes
Tenerife 
Canary Islands
Barbados
(West Indies)
3 Atlantic E-W Anne Quéméré France Le Connetable 3099 December 26 2002 February 21 2003 56 d
13h 09m
St. Sebastian, 
La Gomera, Canaries
Guadeloupe
(West Indies)
4 Atlantic E to W Roz Savage UK Sedna Solo 2934 Nov 30 2005 March 13 2006 103 5h 43min San Sebastian
La Gomera (Spain)

Antigua

5

Atlantic E-W Elaine Hopley UK , Scotland Hopley 2934 Dec 14 2016 Feb 12 2017 59 days 19hrs 23min San Sebastian, La Gomera Antigua

Atlantic East to West Trade Winds II
 
1 Atlantic E-W Peggy Bouchet France SFR
(aka Sector No Limits)
2524 November 18 1999 January 05 2000 47d 20h San Pedro 
Light house
San Vicente
Cape Verde
Martinique
(West Indies)
2 Atlantic E to W Sophie Macé France LE KOONAK  2820 Nov 19 2006 January 7 2007 48 days 22h 58min Saint Louis, Senegal

Saint Laurent,  French Guyana

3 Atlantic E-W Katie Spotz USA  Liv 2820 January 3 2010 March 14 2010 70d 5h 22min Dakar, Senegal Georgetown, Guyana
4 Atlantic E-W Salomée  Castillo France Le Brigandin 2820 October 18 2014  December 23 2014 65 days .. Saint Louis,  Senegal French Guyanne
5 Atlantic E-W Catherine  Barroy France Catherine Barroy 2820 October 18 2014  December 27 2014 68d 13h 40min Saint Louis,  Senegal French Guyanne

 

Atlantic West to East
 
Atlantic West to East from Canada & St Pierre et Miquelon
 
No Ocean 1st Name Surname Country Boat Miles Depart Arrival Days From To
1 Atlantic W-E Maud Fontenoy France Pilot 4038 June 13 2003 October 9 2003 117 d
14h 10m
St Pierre et Miquelon (off Newfoundland) La Coruna, Spain
2 Atlantic W-E Mylène Paquette Canada Hermel 2725 July 06 2013
09:35GMT
November 12 2013 128d 22h 34min Halifax, Canada Lizard Meridian

Atlantic West to East from the USA, Cape Cod Area
 
1

Atlantic W-E

Anne Quemere

France

Le Connetable

4065

June 3 2004

August 30 2004

87d 12h 15min

Chatham, Cape Cod, USA

Lizard Meridian (her stated goal)


 

INDIAN OCEAN

Indian East to West
 
No Ocean 1st Name Surname Country Boat Miles Depart Arrival Days From To
1 Indian E to W Sarah Outen UK Serendipity 3600 April 1 2009 August 3 2009 124d 14h 9min Fremantle, WA. Mauritius
2 Indian E-W Roz Savage UK Sedna 3600 April 30 2011 October 4 2011 157d 7h 30min Geraldton, WA Mauritius

 

PACIFIC OCEAN

Pacific West to East
 
Mid-Pacific West to East
 
No Ocean 1st Name Surname Country Boat Miles Depart Arrival Days From To
1 Mid-Pacific W-E Sarah Outen UK Happy Socks 2400 April 27 2013
07:33GMT
September 23 2013
20:34GMT
149d 13h 01min Choshi, Japan Adak, Alaska,USA

 

Pacific East to West
 
Pacific East to West
 
No Ocean 1st Name Surname Country Boat Miles Depart Arrival Days From To
1 Pacific E to W Roz Savage UK  Brocade 2387 May 25 2008 September 1 2008 99 days
8h 55min
San Francisco, USA Oahu, Hawaii
2681 May 24 2009 September 6 2009 104d 21h 30min Honolulu, Hawaii Tarawa, Gilbert Islands
1935 April 18 2010 June 3 2010 46 days Tarawa,  Kiribati Madang, Papua New Guinea

Mid-Pacific East to West
 
No Ocean 1st Name Surname Country Boat Miles Depart Arrival Days From To
1

Mid-Pacific E-W

Maud Fontenoy

France

OCÉOR  (formerly PILOT)

4217

January 12 2005

March 26 2005

72 days

Callao, Lima Peru

Hiva 'Oa, Marquises Islands


 



ROWS INCOMPLETE (under review)


 

No Ocean 1st Name Surname Country Boat Miles Depart Arrival Days From
1 Atlantic W-E Tori Murden USA Sector No Limits 
American Pearl
3050 June 14 1998 September 07 1998 85 Nag's Head 
North Carolina
 USA
2 Atlantic E-W Peggy Bouchet France Sector No Limits 3000 March 10 1998 May 28 1998 79 Port De Morgan 
(Gran Canaria)
3 Atlantic E-W Elisabeth Hoff Norway Star Atlantic 420 February 17 1999 February 27 1999 10 Los Gigantes
Tenerife 
Canary Islands
4 Atlantic E-W Anne Quéméré France Connetable 354 December 5 2002 December 13 2002 8days 15h
29min
San Sebastian,
La Gomera, Spain
5 Pacific E-W Roz Savage UK Brocade 193 Aug 12 2007 Aug 24 2007 11

Crescent City, CA. USA

6 Atlantic E-W Patricia Lemoine France Mercator II - March 8 2009 May 6 2009 58 Saint Louis, Senegal
7 Indian E-W Sarah Outen UK Serendipity - March 13 2009 March 24 2009 10 Fremantle, WA
8 Indian E-W Roz Savage UK Sedna - April 12 2011 April 25 2011 13 Fremantle, WA
9 Pacific W-E Sarah Outen UK Gulliver - May 12 2012 June 8 2012 26 Choshi, Japan
10 Pacific E-W Angela Madsen USA Spirit of Orlando - June 10 2013 June 17 2013 7 Santa Cruz, CA. USA
11 Mid-Pacific E-W Elsa Hammond Denmark Darien 700 June 9 2014 August 2, 2014 51 Monterey, CA.
USA
12 Atlantic E-W Charlotta Noren Sweden Blimka   Dec 3 2014 Dec 6 2014 3 San Miguel, Tenerife
13 Atlantic E-W Charlotta Noren Sweden Blimka   Jan 6, 2015 Jan 24 2015 18 d 10h 51min Restinga, El Hierro
14 Atlantic W - E Sarah Outen UK Happy Socks   May 14, 2015 October 3, 2015 142 days Chatham,Cape Cod, USA 
15 Pacific W-E Sonya Baumstein USA Icha   June 7, 2015 June 13, 2015 5d 23h 30min Choshi, Japan

 


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